Pentland Scholarship for the Master of Public Administration, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management (Global EMPA) at UCL and NYU Wagner

University College London
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2017 (annual)
Study in:  UK
Course starts Sept 2017

Brief description:

The School of Public Policy at UCL invites applications for the Pentland Scholarship to support one individual from Africa, Asia-Pacific or Latin America undertaking its Global EMPA programme run jointly with NYU Wagner. The Global EMPA programme is intended to equip talented professionals, who have at least seven years of management-related experience, to develop their analytical skills and managerial competence so that they are able to provide public policy leadership in conditions of contemporary governance.

Host Institution(s):

University College London, UK and NYU Wagner in New York, USA

Level/Field of study:

Master of Public Administration, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management (Global EMPA).

Number of Awards:


Target group:

Students from Africa, Asia-Pacific or Latin America

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship meets the full cost of tuition and fees for the programme and will provide the successful individual with a full stipend.


Applicants must meet the admissions requirements for the Global EMPA as detailed on the NYU website.

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants from low and middle income countries as currently defined by the World Bank on the basis of best fit to the programme and an assessment of financial need.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Applicants should submit a CV (no longer than four A4 pages) along with an ‘Application Form’. By the scholarship deadline date, applicants must also have submitted a full application for the Global EMPA online at the NYU Wagner admissions portal. Deadline is 1 May 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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